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Re: bash exit command should be unconditional

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: bash exit command should be unconditional
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2010 10:52:41 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Greg Wooledge wrote:
> Bob Proulx wrote:
> > Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > > Migrating FROM something that used Korn shell, I presume?  Why not
> > > just install Korn shell and use #!/bin/ksh on your scripts, if you need
> > > to rely on Korn shell features?
> > When I read this I was torn about suggesting that ksh should be
> > installed.  It would almost certainly allow the legacy scripts to
> > work.  But then you would probably have system scripts that have come
> > to expect bash as the /bin/sh and now don't have it.
> I would not suggest pointing /bin/sh to ksh.  Just install ksh and
> change the shebang on the scripts that require its features.

Of course!  The simple answer!  Now why did my brain block that
obvious solution from me? :-)


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